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August 23, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jason Barringer had two home runs and four runs batted in as San Ramon Valley, Calif., defeated Staten Island, N.Y., 13-4, to advance to the championship game against Taiwan in the Little League World Series at Williamsport, Pa. Taiwan defeated Nova Scotia, 17-1.
February 7, 1988
For an illustrated biography of the late actor, Conrad Veidt, I would appreciate hearing from fans, servants, colleagues, friends or otherwise who have anecdotes, personal reminiscences, letters, photographs or other material. PAT BATTLE 100 BELMONT PLACE STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. 10301
July 16, 1987 | Associated Press
Eric Woods of Newport Beach advanced Wednesday after the first day of match play in the 62nd Public Links Championship tournament. Woods, 23, defeated John Ferrera of Staten Island, N.Y., a former PGA player, 3 and 2, on the 6,777-yard, par-72 Glenview Golf Course. Woods said he intends to apply for the PGA Tour in September.
March 15, 1985 | Associated Press
Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. made it official Thursday that Staten Island, N.Y., will be the home port for the battleship Iowa and its escort vessels. The decision has been pending since 1983, when the Navy tentatively selected Staten Island. The final decision came after an environmental statement concluded that the base would have no negative impact on the area.
July 10, 1986 | Associated Press
Four large tanks containing gasoline and a solvent caught fire Wednesday at an industrial complex on New York Harbor, covering the metropolitan area with smoke as firefighters battled the blaze from land, water and air. Four persons suffered minor injuries in the fire, which forced the closure of the channel separating Bayonne and Staten Island, N.Y., to marine traffic. The cause of the fire had not been determined.
December 7, 2009
The Rev. Canon Mary D. Glasspool Born: February 1954, in Staten Island, N.Y. Education: Bachelor of arts in music, Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., 1976; master's of divinity, Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., 1981; ordained to the priesthood, March 1982 Current position: Canon to the Bishops of the Diocese of Maryland, since 2001 Family: Partner Becki Sander Sources: Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles; Episcopal Clerical Directory
September 29, 1985 | United Press International
Couples, families or friends traveling together through Europe can take advantage of a rail-pass program promising savings unavailable to single travelers. The Eurail Saverpass joins the traditional Eurailpass, offering 15 days of unlimited European rail travel for two or more passengers at $199 per person. The new pass costs almost 25% less than the 15-day Eurailpass. For more information, write to Trains, P.O. Box M, Staten Island, N.Y. 10305.
December 13, 1987
Nolan Leary, a character actor in silent and talking films, died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 98. Leary began his career entertaining U.S. troops stationed in France during World War I and went on to play vaudeville. His first silent films were Westerns, then filmed on Staten Island, N.Y. They included "Arizona Desert" and "Sharkey's Last Game."
October 17, 1985
The House gave overwhelming approval to a bill authorizing an $800-million increase for military construction for the current fiscal year. The measure, approved 354 to 38, will allow the Defense Department to spend $9.2 billion for hundreds of construction projects this year, compared to $8.4 billion for fiscal 1985. The Reagan Administration had asked for $10.3 billion. One major project in the bill is $86.2 million for construction of a Navy base on Staten Island, N.Y.
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